Network Switching Systems Operator/Maintainer (25F)
A strong communication network is critical to the Army's success. Network Switching Systems Operators performs maintenance on electronic switches, control centers, combat radios and other equipment associated with networks. They also use computers to troubleshoot the system when errors occur.
Job training for a Network Switching Systems Operator requires
nine weeks of Basic Training, where you learn basic Soldiering
skills, followed by 17 weeks of Advanced Individual Training,
including hands-on training with network switches and associated
As your Network Switching Systems Operator career continues, you will have the opportunity to take more classes and receive more advanced training.
Training and classroom work will typically cover these topics:
- Maintaining communication network equipment and switches
- Operating and installing communication equipment
- Operating diagnostic equipment specific to network switches
- Conference based learning atmosphere with instructor and students
Helpful attributes include:
- Interest in working with network equipment and switches.
- Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts.
- A general understanding of math and physics.
- Good at solving problems.
DSN = 312-780-XXXX